THE BRIEFCASE

By Daryne JOSHUA, Travis TAUTE

GAMBIT FILMS - as PROD

Thriller - Completed 2013

A young street criminal steals a briefcase from his latest mark. Unaware of its contents, the young criminal sets off an unexpected chain of events.

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Thriller
    • Countries
    • SOUTH AFRICA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 7 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Daryne JOSHUA, Travis TAUTE
    • Synopsis
    • A young street criminal named Jason steals a briefcase from the car of his latest mark. Unaware of its contents, the young criminal sets off an unexpected chain of events.
      When he takes the stolen briefcase home he is interrogated by his obnoxious sister and mother. The family debate whether they should open the briefcase to check its contents or force Jason to return it to the owner without tampering.
      While their debate rages on the owner of the briefcase has gone into panic mode. Soon its discovered that the briefcase contains a BOMB set to go off by timer as well as if anyone opens the briefcase before the timer goes off. Obviously, this doesn't bode well for Jason and family.
      But fortunately after a tense debate and a couple of close calls, Jason is convinced by his family to return the briefcase as is, untouched. In the end the briefcase owner, having thought he lost the item for good is shocked to discover the item back where he initially placed it in his car. Unfortunately there are only seconds left before the bomb detonates. Ironically, the owner of the briefcase can't escape his car quick enough and within seconds meets an explosive demise.
      Meanwhile Jason, having done his good deed for the day by returning the case, is completed puzzled at the explosion that rocks the neighborhood.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Oct 01, 2013
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